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xsuperbgx

Benching Team Leader
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Our benching team needs your help!
Help us to be the best team in "history." We have all taken up our hardware in arms and we are currently fighting for the title in Hwbot's "Team Cup 2012" Everyone is invited to participate! This is a huge competition, and any help you can give is appreciated!

The Contest

Hwbot

The HWBOT Team Cup 2012 features 6 different sub-competitions, each focusing on different hardware and benchmarks and runs for a period of 3 months (June-July-August). More than enough time to gather the troops and aim for the highest spot! Good luck!

The Cup is, as previously mentioned, divided into 6 sub-competitions. For each sub-competition, you can gather points based on the team's final position in the sub-competition. In the end, the team with the most points wins the competition ... it's as simple as that! Similar to last year's Country Cup, there are three different sub-competition levels:

Level 1: 13 stages, 3 months.
Level 2: 7 stages, 1.5 months.
Level 3: 5 stages, 1 month.

AMD
The First contest to end, is the AMD SuperPi32m contest. Try to get the best time in completing the benchmark. There are 5 categories of AMD cpu that we need to try to get the best time possible in each category.
K6
K7
K8
K10
Vision
You can see that this contest covers the History of AMD.
Be aware that this benchmark will take a while to complete on older hardware. Also be aware that even last place in a class is far better than nothing, so if you have an old board that doesn't overclock well submit anyway, it'll help!
At the very least you'll get a point on HWBot for submitting to a competition.
This goes for all the sections, not just the AMD SuperPi32M section. There is some fairly obscure hardware out there that we need to find.


Core 2
The next stage in this event is a competition with Intel's Core 2 generation of processors. The benchmark is a fairly new benchmark called Ucbench2011. It is a multi threaded benchmark that tests your cpu. download here We need to complete the benchmark and get the best result that we can in each of the categories:

S1: Core 2 8000 series
S2: Core 2 7000 series
S3: Core 2 6000 series
S4: Core 2 5000 series
S5: Core 2 4000 series
S6: Core 2 3000 series
S7: Core 2 2000 series


Geforce
The third contest that is running now is the "GeForce History Tour". It is a 3Dmark03 contest that we need to submit results for each of 13 categories:

S1: GeForce 256 series
S2: GeForce 2 series
S3: GeForce 3 series
S4: GeForce 4 series
S5: GeForce 5 series
S6: GeForce 6 series
S7: GeForce 7 series
S8: GeForce 8 series
S9: GeForce 9 series
S10: GeForce 200 series
S11: GeForce 400 series
S12: GeForce 500 series
S13: GeForce 600 series

We encourage everyone to represent overclockers.com in this contest. Submissions for all contests need to be to hwbot standards and everyone that participates must therefore, sign up for an hwbot account and agree to follow their rules. There is a background required for the screenshot. We have already started on these and results are starting to be submitted. There are also more stages coming that have not started yet: Sub-competition 3:"Memory Clock" (starts July 15th), Sub-competition 5:"IGP Platform" (Starts July 1st), and Sub-competition 6:"PCMark05 xCore"(Starts August 1st).

There is a reason to help us beyond the fun of benchmarking and the challenge of competition. Prizes!

There will be at least two random draw prizes for anybody that submits a benchmark.
There will be at least two more random draw prizes for the people that have our highest team score in a category.
Cash, motherboards, gift cards, possibly a GPU or two, all sorts of great stuff! Hwbot also has prizes to be given away. (check there for info)

Lastly, the entire benching team is here to help you! Feel free to post in the Benching Team Section with any questions, comments, concerns, Glorious Scores, etc. you may have. We're happy to help with any part of this operation, from how to set up a HWBot account to what needs to be in the screenshots to fairly obscure settings to help boost 3d03 scores.

Hints.
For the AMD superpi 32m competition some processors will get better results than others. If you have any that fit into a category you are encouraged to submit your results.

K6- K6, K6 II, K6 III
K7- Socket 462
K8- Pre-phenom AM2/AM2+ stuff would be best, 939 will work, but won't win.
K10- Phenom2 chips, AM3 will likely take it.
Vision- Bulldozer and FM1 APUs, which wins will depend on clock speed.

For the core2 contest -ucbench. More cores is better = Quad cores are best, but if there is no submission at all, for that category, then submit your best dual core!

S1: Core 2 8000 series We need Q8200, Q8300, Q8400
S2: Core 2 7000 series Q7500, Q7600, Q7700
S3: Core 2 6000 series Q6600 and Q6700
S4: Core 2 5000 series Pentium E5200 - E5900
S5: Core 2 4000 series Core2 E4200 to E4700
S6: Core 2 3000 series Celeron E3200 - E3500 or Core2 E3900
S7: Core 2 2000 series Pentium E2100 - E2220

The Geforce history contest is single card 3dmark '03. 3Dmark 2003 tests your graphics card and your cpu. Overclock both for maximum results. Faster cpu's will increase the score quite a bit. Max 2 cores is needed, so, if you have a quad core you can reduce the core running and overclock a little faster if possible.

1. Geforce 256 series.

2. Geforce2 series. includes: Geforce2MX400, Geforce2 (pro , ultra, TI, Etc.)

3. Geforce3 series. includes: Geforce3, Geforce3 TI200, Geforce3 ti 500

4. Geforce4 series. includes: GeForce4 MX 460, MX440, Ti4200, Ti4600 Etc.

5. Geforce5 series. includes: Fx5500, Fx5600 Etc. I would guess 5900 or 5950 preferred

6. Geforce6 series. includes: Geforce 6000's 6800xt and ultra's are probably preferred

7. Geforce7 series. Includes Geforce 7000's 7900's or 7950's are needed

8. Geforce8 series. Includes Geforce 8000's. 8800GTX or ultra is needed

9. Geforce9 series. Includes Geforce 9000's 9800gtx or gtx+ is best.

10. Geforce 200 series. Includes GTX275, GTX 280. Probably 275, 280 or
285 are needed

11. Geforce 400 series Gtx 480 required

12. Geforce 500 series. GTX 580 scores are needed.

13. Geforce 600 series. GTX 680 is required.



Feel free to submit on lower powered GPUs in a given generation, it certainly cannot hurt and you will get the one point for submitting to a competition.
The odds of a GTS450 doing anything useful in the GF 4xx series section are minimal however. In an older section, such as the GF4 section, even a bargain basement card may end up being crucial if we cannot find a higher end card.

Feel free to post in the benchmarking area if you have any questions, comments or if you want to participate!
 
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Bobnova

Senior Member
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Give it a shot! Worst case scenario you get a point or two at HWBot.
Best case, prizes!
 

Niku-Sama

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Jan 13, 2005
yea i wish i could find an old AGP motherboard i could use for my Geforce 2 GTS, i doubt many are arround any more plus i still remember its limits
 

txus.palacios

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yea i wish i could find an old AGP motherboard i could use for my Geforce 2 GTS, i doubt many are arround any more plus i still remember its limits

I'm sure there's someone who may be able to use your AGP card if you can't find a board. You could always ship it to some benching team member.
 

2fast4you98

Member
Joined
Jun 10, 2012
Would this be a good benching build?

i5 2500k @ 4.5

6870

cooler master hyper 212 evo

great mobo,psu,ram,etc.
 

rescuetoaster

Member
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Jan 4, 2012
I'm sure there's someone who may be able to use your AGP card if you can't find a board. You could always ship it to some benching team member.

Dang, I have my 3800 X2 and AGP 939 board just sitting here. No ram or video card though. It used to have an HD 3850, which was a beast for AGP.
 

Bobnova

Senior Member
Joined
May 10, 2009
For benching in general or for benching for this comp?
For this competition it's a good cpu, but nvidia GPUs are required.
For benching in general it's a good CPU, that's crucial, and you can bench anything GPU wise.
I generally recommend grabbing an old GPU or two to start off with, as an old GPU with a new CPU results in getting points, while new and newish is a much harder arena to get points in.
 

drydog

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Feb 3, 2004
Location
MO
I have a AMD 5000+ dual core blackbox.
MB Gigabyte GA-M57SLI
GPU 8800GT

Still works and has a decent working overclock on both the CPU and GPU.

I just retired it for this my new build
 
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xsuperbgx

xsuperbgx

Benching Team Leader
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Location
Ut.
Update!!!! 6/19/2012

We still need your help!

We are currently in 4th place overall in the Team Cup. :clap:

In the AMD/ superpi32m contest we are currently 6th place.
This event is the first one to close and we need all the help we can get! There are 2 categories, in which, we do not have any results. We need anyone that has a AMD K6,K6 II, or AMD K6 III cpu to submit a result. We also have no result submitted for a K7 cpu. So anyone that has one of those: Please Submit a score!

In the core2 era cpu/ UCbench contest we are currently 7th place.
We have 4 categories with no submissions! We need to get those scores in!

In the Geforce contest we are 5th place. We also have some categories without submissions here, but there is a lot of time left for this contest. If you have an earlier model of card (AGP) we do need you to submit.

Good work so far to everyone that has submitted a score! Here is our Leaders so far.


AMD

Stage 1: K6, K6II, K6III -No result yet
Stage 2: K7 -No result yet
Stage 3: 4th Place Keny AMD athlon 64 6400+ X2 @3639Mhz 20:49.734
Stage 4: 5th Place Keny AMD Phenom2 960tBE @4947Mhz 14:24.562
Stage 5: 3rd Place Psykoikonov AMD 8120 @5022Mhz 16:38.941


Core2

Stage 1: Core 2 2000 series Pentium E2100 - E2220 -No result yet
Stage 2: Core 2 3000 series Celeron E3200 - E3500 -No result yet
Stage 3: Core 2 4000 series Core2 E4200 to E4700 -No result yet
Stage 4: Core 2 5000 series Pentium E5200 - E5900 -No result yet
Stage 5: 5th Place Quickfast Q6600 733.6 Pts
Stage 6: 4th Place Nooster E7400 408.3 Pts
Stage 7: 8th Place Luconosa E8400 386.5 Pts

Geforce

Stage 1: Geforce 256 series.
-No result yet
Stage 2: 7th Place optytrooper MX400 154 pts
Stage 3: Geforce3 series. includes: Geforce3, Geforce3 ti 500 (etc.)
-No result yet
Stage 4: Geforce4 series. includes: GeForce4 MX 460, Ti4200, Ti4600 Etc.
-No result yet
Stage 5: Geforce5 series. includes: Fx5600 Etc. (5900 or 5950 preferred)
- No result yet
Stage 6: 4th Place xsuperbgx 6800 Ultra 15958 pts.
Stage 7: 5th Place xsuperbgx 7900 GTX 32348 pts.
Stage 8: 7th Place xsuperbgx 8800 GTS 48180 pts.
Stage 9: 2nd Place Bobnova 9800 GTX 56291 pts.
Stage 10: 5th Place Penguinspal GTX260 64348 pts.
Stage 11: 1st Place Woomack GTX480 139626
Stage 12: 11th Place Nooster GTX560TI 84811
Stage 13: 3rd Place Luconosa GTX 680 123600

Good work so far. Let's keep working at it!!! We can improve in all categories. Lets show everyone what we are capable of!
 
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xsuperbgx

xsuperbgx

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UPDATE 6/25/2012

We are making progress and have moved up a little in the individual contests.
We are currently 4th place overall in the team cup.

In the amd/superpi32m contest we are in 5th place. We only have a few days left on this one. Lets try to improve these results!

Stage 1: 9th place Moz_21 k6-II @561 mhz. 7h 29m 34.878s

Stage 2: 12th place Moz_21 Athlon xp 2600+ @2455mhz 47m 59.781s

Stage 3: 8th place Keny Athlon X2 6400+ @3640 mhz. 20m 49.734s

Stage 4: 8th place Keny Phenom II x4 960t @4947mhz 14m 24.562s

Stage 5: 4th place Psykoikonov Fx8120 @5050mhz 16m 12.547s



In the Intel core 2/ ucbench contest we are 7th overall. We still have a few stages with no submissions, so if you have one, please get it done.

Stage 1: no score
Stage 2: no score
Stage 3: no score

Stage 4: 4th Place SF101 E5200 @4375 mhz 459.6

Stage 5: 5th place SF101 q6600 @3780 mhz 746.1

Stage 6: 4th place nooster E7400 @4179 mhz 408.3

Stage 7: 8th place Luconosa E8400 @ 4003 mhz 386.5


In the Geforce 3d '03 contest we are currently ranked 4th place.

Geforce

Stage 1: -No result yet
Stage 2: 7th place optytrooper MX400 154 pts

Stage 3: Geforce3 series. includes: Geforce3, Geforce3 ti 500 (etc.)
-No result yet
Stage 4: Geforce4 series. includes: GeForce4 MX 460, Ti4200, Ti4600 Etc.
-No result yet

Stage 5: 11th place Tech Tweaker Fx5200 1359 pts
Stage 6: 4th Place xsuperbgx 6800 Ultra 15958 pts.
Stage 7: 5th Place xsuperbgx 7900 GTX 32348 pts.
Stage 8: 3rd Place IMOG 8800 GT 57234 pts.
Stage 9: 4th Place Bobnova 9800 GTX 56291 pts.
Stage 10: 5th Place gregmacknass GTX260 66146 pts.
Stage 11: 1st Place Woomack GTX480 139626
Stage 12: 5th Place moocow GTX580 121537
Stage 13: 3rd Place Luconosa GTX 680 123600

Good work everyone! Lets see if we can get the missing ones done and improve the others.
 
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xsuperbgx

xsuperbgx

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AMD stuff needs to be done by the end of the month.
We need to do everything we can to improve the scores!

If anyone needs help or tips on improving your scores, please pm or post in the benching section.
 
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xsuperbgx

xsuperbgx

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6/27/2012 Update.

Less than 3 days left to submit for the AMD/superpi32m stage!!!

In the AMD contest we are currently 7th place.

Stage 1: 9th place Moz_21 k6-II @561 mhz. 7h 14m 54.682s

Stage 2: 12th place Moz_21 Athlon xp 2600+ @2455mhz 47m 59.781s

Stage 3: 8th place Keny Athlon X2 6400+ @3640 mhz. 20m 40.843s

Stage 4: 8th place Keny Phenom II x4 960t @4947mhz 14m 24.562s

Stage 5: 4th place Psykoikonov Fx8120 @5050mhz 16m 12.547s


Anyone that has an AMD cpu is encouraged to try to top these scores! If you need any assistance just ask!
 
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xsuperbgx

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Update 7/1/12

Thanks to everyone that submitted for AMD! We ended up tied for 8th/9th.

Team Top Scores for the AMD contest were:

Stage 1: 10th place Moz_21 6h 41m 53.382s
Stage 2: 13th place Bobnova 36m 35.937s
Stage 3: 9th place Keny 20m 40.843s
Stage 4: 4th place IMOG 10m 42.438s
Stage 5: 11th place Psykoikonov 16m 12.547s
Good work everyone!

It is time for everyone to get their IGP and run some 3d '06!

These are the classes:
AMD Llano IGP (HD 6530D,HD 6550D)
Intel GMA HD IGP (Sandy bridge, Ivy bridge)
AMD HD3000/4000 IGP (AMD 760G-AMD 890G motherboards)
Nvidia GeForce/GoForce IGP (Nforce 600,700 and 980 series motherboards. could be amd or intel)
Intel GMA IGP (G35, G41, G43, G45, etc. s775 mother boards)


Don't forget that the Core 2 era / UCbench contest is still running also!

We need socket 775 intel cpu results submitted. All cpu series from E2000 through Q8000 need to be run!
 
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xsuperbgx

xsuperbgx

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No problem. There is other categories running right now. core2, igp, geforce. the categories yet to start is memory clocking and pcmark 2005.